One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta

This One Pot Summer Vegetable Pasta is a quick and easy summer dinner recipe that uses fresh summer vegetables like tomatoes, summer squash and zucchini.
Course Main dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 1 box Barilla Pronto Pasta
  • 3 cup Water cold
  • 1 cup Onion diced
  • 1 Tbso Olive oil
  • 2 Zucchini sliced
  • 2 Yellow Squash sliced
  • 1 pint Grape tomatoes
  • 1 cup Basil fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Barilla Marinara Sauce you may add more sauce if you like


  1. Add olive oil and onions to a 12 inch skillet and cook over medium high heat until softened.
  2. Add the box of pasta, zucchini, yellow squash, tomatoes, and basil to the skillet.
  3. Pour 3 cups of cold water and salt into the pan ensuring that the water covers the pasta (it does not have to cover the vegetables).
  4. Turn the heat up to high and cook for 10 minutes, stirring regularly, until the water is absorbed.
  5. With about 1 minute left add the sauce then remove the skillet from heat and top with cheese. Serve immediately.